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Parental depression is a risk factor for psychiatric problems in children and adolescents. Exciting scientific developments have elucidated potential early mechanisms of intergenerational risk transmission and new models of intervention may help to prevent some childhood problems. However, caution is needed in interpreting such associations as causal and in targeting interventions appropriately.

Original publication

DOI

10.1192/bjp.bp.112.115659

Type

Journal article

Journal

Br J Psychiatry

Publication Date

02/2013

Volume

202

Pages

84 - 85

Keywords

Child of Impaired Parents, Female, Humans, Male, Mental Disorders, Mothers